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Organ music to play as over-80s receive Covid-19 jabs at Salisbury Cathedral

Organ music to play as over-80s receive Covid-19 jabs at Salisbury Cathedral

Organ music to play as over-80s receive Covid-19 jabs at Salisbury Cathedral

15 January 2021

The Dean of Salisbury said NHS staff and their patients would receive a ‘warm welcome’ at the cathedral.


MP Helen Grant appointed PM’s special envoy for girls’ education

MP Helen Grant appointed PM’s special envoy for girls’ education

MP Helen Grant appointed PM’s special envoy for girls’ education

15 January 2021

She said that ‘ensuring all girls get 12 years of quality education is rightly a priority for the Government’.


Man charged after 92-year-old woman ‘tricked into paying £160 for fake vaccine’

Man charged after 92-year-old woman ‘tricked into paying £160 for fake vaccine’

Man charged after 92-year-old woman ‘tricked into paying £160 for fake vaccine’

15 January 2021

David Chambers is alleged to have charged the woman £160 before returning days later to ask for another £100.


Thousands of new road signs will direct people to temporary vaccination centres

Thousands of new road signs will direct people to temporary vaccination centres

Thousands of new road signs will direct people to temporary vaccination centres

15 January 2021

The AA said it is willing to install up to 5,000 signs directing people to every temporary vaccination centre opened in the UK this month.


Solicitors’ leaders warn court hearings may need to be paused

Solicitors’ leaders warn court hearings may need to be paused

Solicitors’ leaders warn court hearings may need to be paused

15 January 2021

There are rising concerns in the legal profession about the spread of coronavirus.


R rate remains steady as infections appear to decline in London and south east

R rate remains steady as infections appear to decline in London and south east

R rate remains steady as infections appear to decline in London and south east

15 January 2021

UK’s R number is estimated to be between 1.2 and 1.3.


Swipe at Scottish Labour as Blair says ex-Tory leader was SNP’s only opposition

Swipe at Scottish Labour as Blair says ex-Tory leader was SNP’s only opposition

Swipe at Scottish Labour as Blair says ex-Tory leader was SNP’s only opposition

15 January 2021

The brutal assessment comes as Scottish Labour searches for a fifth leader in seven years just months out from key elections.


Military called in to help NHS hospital with ‘significant’ staff sickness levels

Military called in to help NHS hospital with ‘significant’ staff sickness levels

Military called in to help NHS hospital with ‘significant’ staff sickness levels

15 January 2021

Medical director Erika Denton said Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital has three times as many Covid patients as at the height of the first wave.


Insurers urged to ‘move quickly’ to pay claims after Supreme Court ruling

Insurers urged to ‘move quickly’ to pay claims after Supreme Court ruling

Insurers urged to ‘move quickly’ to pay claims after Supreme Court ruling

15 January 2021

Huw Evans, director general of the Association of British Insurers, said the judgment brought ‘clarity’ to the issue.


William and Kate told emergency staff could be left ‘broken’ by pandemic

William and Kate told emergency staff could be left ‘broken’ by pandemic

William and Kate told emergency staff could be left ‘broken’ by pandemic

15 January 2021

The duke and duchess’ royal foundation has been providing financial support for Hospice UK’s Just B bereavement support line.


Holyrood candidate quits Scottish Tories after labelling food bank users ‘fat’

Holyrood candidate quits Scottish Tories after labelling food bank users ‘fat’

Holyrood candidate quits Scottish Tories after labelling food bank users ‘fat’

15 January 2021

The party said Craig Ross ‘left before he was pushed’, after he was suspended for the comments.


Freight group warns Irish Government of huge post-Brexit disruption

Freight group warns Irish Government of huge post-Brexit disruption

Freight group warns Irish Government of huge post-Brexit disruption

15 January 2021

The Freight Transport Association of Ireland said stockpiling prior to Christmas had masked some of the effect of Brexit so far.


Covid-19 insurance ruling: How did we get here and what next?

Covid-19 insurance ruling: How did we get here and what next?

Covid-19 insurance ruling: How did we get here and what next?

15 January 2021

A Supreme Court judgment in the £1.2 billion case was released on Friday.


South African and Brazilian variants ‘may allow virus to escape immune response’

South African and Brazilian variants ‘may allow virus to escape immune response’

South African and Brazilian variants ‘may allow virus to escape immune response’

15 January 2021

Professor Wendy Barclay said there are key similarities between the South African and Brazilian variant which are causing some concern.


Rejection of Covid jab by ethnic minorities ‘could fan flames of Islamophobia’

Rejection of Covid jab by ethnic minorities ‘could fan flames of Islamophobia’

Rejection of Covid jab by ethnic minorities ‘could fan flames of Islamophobia’

15 January 2021

Around 100 mosques are using Friday prayers to raise coronavirus awareness and dispel myths around vaccinations.


Scottish Health Secretary apologises for publishing ‘sensitive’ vaccine details

Scottish Health Secretary apologises for publishing ‘sensitive’ vaccine details

Scottish Health Secretary apologises for publishing ‘sensitive’ vaccine details

15 January 2021

Jeane Freeman included information on weekly supplies in her vaccination deployment plan.


Police hunt after man tries to snatch five-year-old boy from park

Police hunt after man tries to snatch five-year-old boy from park

Police hunt after man tries to snatch five-year-old boy from park

15 January 2021

A man picked up the boy in Northolt, west London, on Thursday January 7.


Lorry drivers spend days waiting to get paperwork to leave UK

Lorry drivers spend days waiting to get paperwork to leave UK

Lorry drivers spend days waiting to get paperwork to leave UK

15 January 2021

Queues of more than a mile have built up on the approach to Ashford International truck stop this week.


Call to review Parliament health and safety risks after security worker’s death

Call to review Parliament health and safety risks after security worker’s death

Call to review Parliament health and safety risks after security worker’s death

15 January 2021

MPs said Godfrey Cameron showed ‘selfless care for others’ and was a ‘hard-working’ member of parliamentary security staff.


Concerning Brazilian variant ‘should not affect vaccines’, Number 10 says

Concerning Brazilian variant ‘should not affect vaccines’, Number 10 says

Concerning Brazilian variant ‘should not affect vaccines’, Number 10 says

15 January 2021

Government scientists put the latest reproductive number – the R rate – for the UK at 1.2 to 1.3.


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